Military Capabilities

Nigerian Army sees ‘super camps’ as the way to victory

05 September 2019

The Nigerian Army is expanding its 'super camp concept' to defeat the insurgency in the northeast of the country, Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai announced during an officer's conference in Abuja on 3 September.

He said 20 super camps have been established so far and described the concept as "the concentration of formidable fighting forces in strongholds that have the capacity for swift mobility. This requires the forces to be proactive, dogged, and capable of making bold offensives at all times to defeat the adversary by denying freedom of action."

"To support the super camp concept, we have inducted more manpower and equipment in this theatre," he added.

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